September 24, 2015

AREVA Inc. Selected as Engineer of Choice By Talen Energy

CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 24, 2015 – AREVA Inc. has been selected as one of Talen Energy’s Engineer of Choice (EOC) providers to support the nuclear reactor operations at the company’s Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant in Pennsylvania. Under the three-year contract, AREVA has first rights to provide Talen Energy with engineering services at a fixed rate.

AREVA offers the only comprehensive EOC contracts for the U.S. nuclear market. These contracts include engineering services for nuclear steam supply systems, balance of plant, commercial grade dedication, and component repair and replacement, as well as support for licensing and regulatory affairs. The company currently is an EOC partner for six utilities, representing 41 plants.

“We are proud to offer customers like Talen Energy reliable and affordable engineering services that enhance the safety and efficiency of plant operations,” said Lee Williams, senior vice president of Installed Base Projects at AREVA Inc. “This contract marks AREVA Inc.’s fifth new EOC agreement in two years, confirming our position as the leader in providing innovative engineering services in the United States.”

Talen Energy is one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. Formed in June 2015 from the generation assets of PPL Corporation and Riverstone Holdings, Talen Energy has a diverse portfolio of power plants located primarily in the country’s two largest competitive electricity markets: the Mid-Atlantic region and Texas. To learn more, visit